One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(in the UK) the deputy of the Lord Lieutenant of a county.
- ‘He was deputy lieutenant of Durham and magistrate in three counties, acquiring estates and houses which became centres of high society.’
- ‘He was deputy lieutenant of Greater Manchester in 1994.’
- ‘A deputy lieutenant says she was ‘mortified’ when a wheelchair provided didn't fit down the aisle and staff had to lift her over the heads of other passengers to reach her seat.’
- ‘The representative deputy lieutenant for Greenwich conducted the ceremony at the Town Hall.’
- ‘Despite his wealth, he has remained close to his roots in Derbyshire where he held the honorary position of deputy lieutenant of the country in 1999.’
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